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Tue
06
Jan

SWOSU Welcomes New Campus Minister

The Lutheran Campus Ministry at SWOSU is pleased to welcome Pastor Carol Waters as our new campus minister! In addition to her new role as campus minister, Carol will continue to serve as pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Clinton, where she has been for the last 13 years. When asked about her new role, Carol said, “I’m thrilled to be able to serve the students at SWOSU. I’m looking forward to building relationships with students and to help them as they grow into their own faith and find ways to express their love for God in Christ by serving others.”

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Tue
06
Jan

Washita Refuge And Foss State Park To Host Wildlife Tour

Washita National Wildlife Refuge and Foss State Park are partnering to host the annual Wildlife Tour on Saturday, January 10th, 2015. This free tour begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Foss State Park headquarters located at the south end of Foss Dam. An accessible tour bus will shuttle visitors around the Refuge and State Park in search of eagles and other wildlife, wrapping up with bison viewing and free lunch.

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Tue
06
Jan

Year End Shooting Leaves One Dead

About 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, the Washita County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an accidental shooting. Location of the incident was 1.5 miles north of Dill City in Washita County.

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Tue
06
Jan

Commissioners Approve Minutes Of Final 2014 Meeting

On Monday, January 5, 2015, Washita County Commissioners approved the minutes of the final meeting of 2014, held on December 22. The minutes reflect the board signed the blanket purchase orders and the following claims for December:

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Tue
30
Dec

BF-DC High School Hosting Winter Blood Drive January 7

Burns Flat-Dill City High School is starting off the new year by saving lives through blood donation. Teaming with the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) BF-DC encourages all healthy adults, 16 and older, to donate blood from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 7, in the school library.

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Tue
30
Dec

The final days of 2014

The final days of 2014 saw work on the Washita County Courthouse continuing to move along, with nearly half of the exterior work on the brick completed.

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Tue
30
Dec

Happy 2015

Happy 2015 The Best Year You've Ever Seen! from your friends at The Cordell Beacon

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Tue
30
Dec

Area Businesses Sponsoring Cordell Elementary New Year Art Contest

Fifteen pieces of artwork done by Cordell fifth and sixth grade students are part of a contest sponsored by Cordell businesses and can be found inside this issue. The theme for this year was “2015 - The Best Year You’ve Ever Seen.” Each piece of artwork is sponsored by one of the following businesses:

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Wed
24
Dec

Merry Christmas

Wed
24
Dec

Cordell Elementary Girls Raise Money For American Heart Association

Cordell Elementary School held their annual Jump Rope For Heart on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The event was held in the Cordell Elementary Physical Education facility. All of the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth grade girls participated in the event which raised a total of $1,500.15 for the American Heart Association (AHA). The girls divided into teams of their choice and then jumped single ropes or double- dutch ropes for 90 minutes.

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